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Stratasys Names Extreme Redesign Contest Top 10 Finalists

MINNEAPOLIS & REHOVOT, Israel, Mar 15, 2013 - Stratasys Ltd , a leading manufacturer of 3D printers and production systems for prototyping and manufacturing, today announced the finalists for its ninth annual Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge. The global contest encourages students to submit an innovative product design, a redesign of an existing product, or an original work of art or architecture.

As a new incentive this year, college category finalists will have their designs reviewed for a possible licensing agreement and commercialization by a major manufacturer in partnership with online inventor community, Edison Nation, which operates the hit TV show, Everyday Edisons.

The contest includes the categories of middle school and high school engineering, college engineering, and art & architecture. Besides being contenders for scholarship prize money, the top ten finalists in each of the three categories will receive a 3D printed model of their design.

A list of the finalists and their school names can be found at: ER 2013 Finalists.

From the ten finalists in each category, a panel of independent judges from industry will select the winners. This year's judges are Patrick Gannon, RP+M division of Thogus, Todd Grimm, TAGrimm & Associates, and Ian Kovacevich, Enventys. Stratasys will award scholarships in the amount of $2,500 for first place winners and $1,000 for second and third place winners. Instructors of the three first-place student winners will receive a tablet PC for use in the classroom.

Designs are awarded based on creativity, usefulness, part integrity and aesthetics. Each submission is required to be a sound mechanical design; be realistic and achievable and include a clear written description of the design.

This year’s contest also features the award category, ‘Engineering a Difference’ in which students compete for a bonus prize. Students whose designs are aimed at solving a great societal challenge will have a chance to win a $250 gift card.

For video, photos, and descriptions of previous winning designs,
visit Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge

For contest rules and regulations, visit Rules & Regulations

About Stratasys Inc

Stratasys Inc., Minneapolis, is a maker of additive manufacturing machines for prototyping and producing plastic parts. The company markets under the brands Mojo, uPrint and Dimension 3D Printers and Fortus Production 3D Printers. The company also operates RedEye On Demand, a digital-manufacturing service for prototypes and production parts. In 2011 Stratasys acquired 3D printer maker Solidscape Inc. According to Wohlers Report 2012, Stratasys had a 41.5 percent market share in 2011, and has been the unit market leader for the tenth consecutive year. Stratasys patented and owns the Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) process. The process creates functional prototypes and manufactured goods directly from any 3D CAD program, using high-performance industrial thermoplastics. The company holds 380 granted or pending additive manufacturing patents globally. Stratasys products are used in the aerospace, defense, automotive, medical, business and industrial equipment, education, architecture, and consumer-product industries.

For further information, www.stratasys.com.

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